scummy Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite of the most contemptible kind
    scurvy; low-down; low; abject; miserable.
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
  2. adjective satellite covered with scum
    • the scummy surface of the polluted pond


Scum"my adjective
  1. Covered with scum; of the nature of scum. Sir P. Sidney.

Webster 1913